Medical, Dental and Pharmacy Malpractice

By its very nature, a claim for malpractice against a medical professional is uniquely personal, where the clinical judgment and treatment choices of the health care provider have been challenged and claims are made that the provider inflicted physical suffering or death upon a patient.

Burden & Hansen, LLC defends medical professionals and healthcare institutions against claims of negligence in personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout New York State and Western Pennsylvania. Our experience in this area involves a wide range of medical issues. Allegations of negligence can occur at any point in a patient’s chain of care. Burden & Hansen, LLC is dedicated to the defense of health professionals, including but not limited to physicians, anesthesiologists, dentists, chiropractors, podiatrists, massage therapists, emergency medical services (both profit and nonprofit ambulance companies), hospitals, nursing home staff, physician assistants, nurses, nurse anesthetists, midwives and pharmacists.

Medical, dental and pharmacy malpractice cases are complex and can involve significant injury, including paraplegia, quadriplegia and traumatic brain injury as well as death. They can involve significant claims for pain and suffering and economic damages, including future medical expenses, and sometimes claims for punitive and exemplary damages. Burden & Hansen, LLC has the experience and resources needed to handle these difficult matters.

Our investigative process is finely tuned and our deposition skills well-honed. We also have extensive experience working with a variety of experts in the medical and pharmaceutical fields and defending against claims involving significant life care plans and major medical expenses. The result is the development of sound strategies for the resolution of or defense against claims.

The team at Burden & Hansen, LLC strives to resolve claims in a time- and cost-effective manner, using innovative methods. When that is not feasible, our pretrial work and extensive trial experience ensure a formidable courtroom defense against malpractice claims.